Apr 09 2009

Just Beachy

This is another new set, Just Beachy, in the Occasions Mini that I thought was SO fun!  It is my first time playing with it.  There is a matching Jumbo Wheel, Lazy Days, too!  I love the old fashioned car/wagon (I forget what they called them) with the surfboard on top…and the fish crack me up!  When I was small, my parents would take us to Lake Louise (in Illinois) to swim, and I remember the little fishes coming up and nibbling on us!  My brother hated it, but I just laughed.

Mary and I were playing challenges last night, and I told her I needed to complete this assignment, so we both did it.  This card is for an online buddy, Mary Jo, for a challenge!  We were to use this sketch from Verve.  It actually turned out to be quite an easy one to use!

I started with a base of Baja Breeze cardstock and added a layer of Sahara Sand.  Then I cut a shorter piece of Not Quite Navy and scalloped the bottom.  Then I used a piece of the new Walk in the Park Designer Paper and scalloped the bottom of it, too, so it lined up with the layer underneath.  I added two lengths of Khaki Taffeta Ribbon (hmmm, it sort of looks like the road, huh?)  I stamped the car/wagon on Whisper White in Basic Black and colored it in with my markers and blender pens (I don’t know why the car looks a different blue in the picture…in person it matches the Not Quite Navy!)  I also stamped part of the sun in the upper left corner.  I layered it on Sahara Sand and then Not Quite Navy…roughing up the edges with my Distressing Tool.  Finally, I added a Neutrals star burst button with linen thread to the middle of the sun and the words from Sweet Sentiments, A Note for You.

Hoping to get some more things done in my Stamp Studio today and figure out the rest of the menu for Sunday’s Easter dinner.  Have a great day!

Set:  Just Beachy, Sweet Sentiments
C/S:  Baja Breeze, Whisper White, Sahara Sand, Not Quite Navy, Walk in the Park DSP
Inks:  Basic Black, Baja Breeze, Not Quite Navy, Sahara Sand, Summer Sun(markers)
Other:  Neutrals button, Distressing Tool, Kraft Taffeta Ribbon, Scallop Edge punch

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3 People have left comments on this post

Apr 9, 2009 - 08:04:24

Very Nice!

Apr 10, 2009 - 08:04:27
Jean said:

Connie ~
Just love your blog! I always look forward to seeing what you’re up to. This card is so cute. I guess I DO “need” this set. BTW, the car is referred to as a “woody” TFS
Jean ~

Apr 10, 2009 - 08:04:31
Margaret R said:

Very cool card! Darn it, I didn’t buy that set, so please stop! lol! I understand they called those vehicles a “woodie” because the sides were actually wood, teak I think. Can you image how much heavier it made that wagon!? Anyway, what a fun card!